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Mar 7, 2012 6:00am EST
states under our belt and counting. we're going to get more -- >> mitt romney wins six states including a narrow victory in ohio. rick santorum is claiming victory, as well. what the results of super tuesday mean for each candidate. plus, the one candidate now getting pressure to drop out of the race. >>> good morning and welcome to "news4 today." i'm eun yang. >> good morning, i'm aaron gilchrist in for joe krebs. wednesday. march 7. if you're thinking about what you're going to wear, you may need to grab two pieces of clothing. the heavy stuff for the morning. and tom kierein here telling us this afternoon could be a different story. >>> yeah, going to feel like springtime. in fact, a great day to get out and see the sights around washington. here's a sight around washington. we'll play stump the anchors now. where do you think the photo was taken? taken by one of our viewers. this was yesterday morning. >> a lovely picture. >> here in d.c. >> the clue is it's outside the air and space museum. this sculpture is called continuum. >> oh. very nice. >> a beautiful sculpture. they have be
NBC
Mar 21, 2012 6:00am EDT
that marchers came from every part of the city. >>> today mitt romney will campaign in maryland fresh off his win in the illinois primary. romney will attend a town hall meeting near baltimore this afternoon. maryland holds its primary on the 3rd of april. early voting begins on this saturday. romney won convincingly in illinois. he beat rick santorum by 12% points. the victory gives romney an even more commanding lead in the delegate count. nbc news projects that he won 41 of illinois's 54 delegates. romney has not clinched the republican nomination yet but appears to be looking need november's general election. [ applause ] >> so tonight was a primary, but november is the general election. and we're going to face a defining decision as a people. our choice will not be about party or even personality. this election will be about principle. our economic freedom will be on the ballot. >> according to exit polls, romney won the support of 71% of illinois voters who say the ability to defeat the president is the most important factor in a candidate. >>> a new poll shows that president obama has
NBC
Mar 22, 2012 6:00am EDT
is the talk of a race for president. mitt romney is trying to shake off a controversial comment one of his top aides made about his general election strategy. the aide said romney plans to erase his conservative focus like he would shake an etch a sketch. that imagine had mitt romney been around at the time we were drafting our constitution, he'd have shaken it and shook it up after it was approved to rewrite it. >> and so here's governor romney's stachl they don't even have the decency to wait until they get the nomination to explain to us how they'll sell us out. >> romney did pick up a key endorsement yesterday though. former florida governor jeb bush is now supporting former massachusetts governor. >>> and here in the district women's health advocates plan to bring etch a sketches to their protests outside a mitt romney fund-raiser. the governor will be at the hyatt today. they plan to voice their anger over romney's plan to get rid of planned parenthood if he becomes president. >> our time is 6:07. >>> a mystery from below, why people are being shaken overnight. >>> the requirements who s
NBC
Mar 6, 2012 6:00am EST
on the ballot. mitt romney and ron paul. romney is expected to win in a landslide. rick santorum and newt gingrich failed to qualify for the ballot. it is super tuesday today. 11 states are holding primaries or caucuses. by the end of the day, the republican race for president could be a lot more clear. there are more than 400 delegates up for grabs around the country. >>> all eyes will be on ohio throughout the day today which is expected to be a close contest between mitt romney and rick santorum. let's go live to tracie potts. she's in columbus with more on the race there. set it up for us. ♪ >> reporter: both top candidates mitt romney and rick santorum spent their last full day of campaigning in ohio. >> we have been all over the state, from a to z, all right. akron to zanesville. >> reporter: despite the latest poll showing an unenthusiastic republican electorate -- >> i don't think the republicans have a viable candidate. >> reporter: romney insists he's winning last-minute voters here. >> i keep hearing people tell me they were undecided and now they've decided to join with us.
NBC
Mar 5, 2012 6:00am EST
-runner mitt romney is hoping to win most of those delegates. this weekend he focused his attacks on president obama. >> if barack obama gets re-elected, iran will have a nuclear weapon, and the world will change. >> both romney and rick santorum spent yesterday criticizing the president's approach when it comes to iran. today the focus will be picking up last-minute support from undecided voters. each of the candidates feels he will make a strong showing in tomorrow's contests. >> sure hope to get support even in the primary process throughout the south. i think i will. i've got good support in florida. >> got a great grassroots campaign. we're hanging in there. >> very hard for one of the major candidates to not carry their home state and continue to move forward. >> according to the latest poll, santorum has the edge in ohio and tennessee. because he failed to complete the proper paperwork, he may not be eligible for more than 25% of the delegates. gingrich has a lead in georgia, state with the most delegates. romney is expected to win virginia in a landslide. only romney and ron paul are o
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Mar 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
investigation. >>> decision 2012 turns to the swing state of illinois today. analysts say mitt romney needs a decisive win today to solidify front-runner status in the republican race for president. romney surging as the race seen as a tie with rick santorum last week. 54 delegates up for grabs. and romney hopes to build support in rural areas. romney well ahead in the delegate count with 443, compared with santorum's 140 delegates. >>> mitt romney headed to our region after illinois wraps up. he'll hold a town hall in baltimore county tomorrow afternoon. and robert ehrlich also from the area and chair of romney's maryland campaign. maryland's primary, april 3rd, and early voting begins on saturday. >>> 6:05. a debate over the design plans for an eisenhower memorial heads to the capitol today. the subxhooe on parks, forests, and public lands is holding the hearing. one statue shows dwight d. eisenhower as a boy and barefoot. the sculptor tried to show eisenhower's humble upbringing. but family finds it disrespectful. >>> 64 degrees. how the state department getting involved in one of the mo
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Mar 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
romney in the total delegate count. santorum is in a virtual three-way tie in polls out of alabama ahead of tomorrow's primaries. >>> newt gingrich is also dismissing calls to bow out of the presidential race. the former house speaker says his campaign will rebound after wins in alabama and mississippi tomorrow. he also criticized mitt romney's campaign. gingrich said on fox news that romney is the worst republican front-runner since leonard wood in 1920 because he is a weak candidate and nearly all conservatives oppose him. >>> 6:06. tonight you can share your opinions of a potential plan to widen the bw parkway. the greenbelt city council meeting will discuss a new study on the parkway by the federal highway administration. it says that even if a third lane were added in each direction, it would not improve the traffic situation. estimated cost of the project ranges from $340 million to $565 million. the meeting begins at 8:00 tonight at the dpreeblt city municipal build -- greenbelt city municipal building. >>> 6:06. ahead, an alert for parents. the hidden defect that could turn your
NBC
Mar 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
heat for a comment he made about mitt romney. santorum said that the republicans should give president obama a second term in office in he, santorum, is not the party's nominee. he told supporters in texas that mitt romney simply is not conservative enough to offer voters a clear choice in the general election. romney and newt gingrich are criticizing santorum for that comment. both say that any republican would be better than president obama. >>> maryland's primary is more than just -- more than a week away. voters there can begin casting ballots this weekend. early voting begins tomorrow in maryland. it runs through next thursday. the actual primary will take place on april 3. >>> two traffic alerts for drivers in both maryland and virginia right now. first of all, you will want to avoid a section of route 50 this weekend. it will be shut down for bridge demolition. it's westbound 50 in arlington, it's going to be closed between courthouse road and 10th street. crews will will be taking down the bridge that connects 10th to eastbound route 50. closures begin at 8:00 tomorrow morning,
NBC
Mar 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
was particularly critical of mitt romney in his victory speech last night. >> people have said, you know, you're being outspent, and, you know, everybody's talking about all of the -- all the math and all the things that this race is inevitable. well, for someone who thinks the race is inevitable, he spent a lot of money against me for being inevitable. >> romney scored two victories yesterday, winning hawaii and american samoa's caucuses. >>> federal prosecutors are expanding their campaign corruption probe in the district. a story we brought to you first on 4. federal prosecutors served grand jury subpoenas to several d.c. council members. they summoned information connected to jeffrey thompson dating as far back as 2003. the accountant owns the district's largest medicaid contractor and is a major political contributor. the fbi recently raided thompson's home and offices. mayor vincent gray's 2010 mayoral campaign is already the focus of a federal corruption investigation. >>> 6:0 the time. the possible -- 6:07 the time. the possible source behind an illness that sickened hundreds of pets.
NBC
Mar 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
-runner mitt romney is expected to prevail this evening. he's been endorsed by some republican leaders in the district where gop voters tend to be socially moderate. >>> and rick santorum is sharpening his attacks on romney after a big win in the louisiana primary on saturday. santorum claims that romney's 2-1 delegate lead is really bad math and does not reflect what he calls his growing popularity with republican voter. during a rally yesterday, santorum told supporters that romney's views "uniquely disqualify from being the republican gop. "he says romney is the worst republican option to put up against president obama. >>> shoppers in prince george's county will not have to pay after all if they use the plastic shopping bags at the store. a bill that would have given lawmakers the power to impose a five-cent fee on disposable pass died over the weekend. opponents said supporters did not do enough to persuade them that the tax would help the environment. montgomery county's bag tax took effect in january. >>> montgomery county homeowners could soon be paying higher taxes to help fun
NBC
Mar 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
was hurt, and only minor damage to homes and buildings reported. >>> another win for mitt romney in decision 2012. the republican presidential candidate picked up all 20 delegates in yesterday's primary in puerto rico ahead of the primary in illinois tomorrow. the -- illinois has a so-called loophole praerl which means that there's a popular vote and a separate vote for the 54 delegates available. rick santorum says he'll become the nominee if he pulls off a win tomorrow. >> if we're able to come out of illinois with a huge or surprise win, i guarantee you, i faurn you that we will win in nomination. >> i know that a lot of people will talk about delegates and strategies and math. that's interesting to the insiders. >> santorum will be eligible for only 44 of the 54 delegates because he's not on all the ballot in all the illinois districts. polls have shown republican voters there do favor romney, though, in the moderate midwestern state. >>> 6:07. 58 degrees. ahead, the big announcement from apple that has nothing to do with a new product. >>> plus, there's growing outrage over
NBC
Mar 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
for president. polls show a tight race between newt gingrich and mitt romney. gingrich needs to win the south to keep his campaign alive. mitt romney is trying to hold on to his front-runner status. rick santorum is also looking for a win with his edge with evangelicals. mississippi and alabama are considered key conservative states. delegates are also up for grabs today in hawaii and the american samoa, which both hold caucuses. >>> today a group of metro employees will rally against what they call d.c.'s mass transit crisis. they're upset with proposed fare increases, delays and station shutdowns. the group is also angry with congress over plans to let the commuter tax benefit expire. this morning's rally starts at 8:00 at the farragut north and farragut west metro stations. >>> and speaking of those station closures, metro has announced plans to close the shady grove station this weekend for track work beginning friday night. metro will provide shuttle buses. there is also track work on all the other lines, so expect delays. >>> 6:07 our time. the nfl sacks the redskins. why the team may h
NBC
Mar 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
romney talked business with jay leno on the "tonight show" last night. >> what i want to do with a tax cut code is create more growth -- tax code is create more growth that creates more jobs and puts people in the position to have rising incomes and to pay their taxes. how do you create a tax cut code that encourage small businesses to hire? the answer is you bring down the marginal rates, the same time you get rid some deductions and exemptions or limit them so that you stay with a code that's progressive. but you bring down those top tax rates. you get rid of some of the special deals, and pie doing that, you encourage investment and hiring of american workers. >> romney also joked about rival rick santorum. he said that santorum could be his press secretary. you may recall that over the weekend santorum cursed out a "new york times" reporter accusing him of misinterpreting his remarks. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray is standing by his proposed traffic camera initiative. gray's 2013 budget calls for spending about $5 million to add more speed and red light cameras all over the city. he
NBC
Mar 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
for business licenses and building permits before they can open. >>> also today, mitt romney is expected to pick up another key endorsement. wisconsin congressman and house budget committee chairman paul ryan will back the former massachusetts governor. he could announce his endorsement when romney gives a speech on the economy in appleton, wisconsin, this afternoon. wisconsin holds its primary next tuesday. the same day as primaries in maryland and the district. >>> romney is confirming he secretly met with newt gingrich last friday in new orleans, just a day before louisiana's primary. he says that he and the former house speaker meet from time to time to discuss the issues, but they never reveal campaign strategies. >>> it is 6:06. 46 degrees. still to come, alarming information about autism. >>> also, the dash cam video showing how police reacted the moment they pulled over batman. >>> and a chill back in the air this morning. >>> this is the perhaps the biggest tornado you'll ever see. nasa filmed these massive twisters inside the sun's atmosphere. these tornadoes are wider than sev
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Mar 1, 2012 6:00am EST
an attempt to limit access to birth control. >>> mitt romney is now backing away from a comment he made opposing the republican-backed bill. the former massachusetts governor and current white house hopeful says that he migs under a question about the bill during an interview with the ohio news network. this was the answer he originally gave. >> i'm not for the bill, but, look. the idea of presidential candidates getting into questions about contraception within a relationship between a man and a woman, a husband and wife, i'm not going there. >> romney now says that he does support that republican bill. >>> the man believed to be the east coast rapist is expected to appear in court today. he's accused of attacks of at least 17 women up and down the east coast including virginia and maryland. his attorney requested a mental evaluation which postponed the case to today. prince william county prosecutors hope to transfer him to the county to face charges there. he's accusing of attacking three girls in 2009. if convicted, he faces life in prison. >>> 6:07 is our time. the text message mis
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Mar 29, 2012 6:00am EDT
crew, a criminal offense, and remains at a facility in texas. >>> mitt romney will pick up another key endorsement today. former president george h.w. bush will be backing him. former senator marco rubio will be endorsing him. he said it's clear romney will win the gop nomination and a primary battle will hurt the party's chances of beating obama in november jo newt gingrich isn't dropping out of the race just yet. his campaign says it has a new strategy that focuses on the former house speaker's positive ideas. gingrich spoke yesterday at georgetown eun vefrt. it was his first speech since cutting a third of his staff this week. he did not talk about his campaign problems. he did say why he wanted to run for president in the first place. >>> well, the d.c. lottery is printing commemorative tickets to mark the world's biggest jackpot and it's even bigger. it's now up to a new record of $500 million before taxes. that would work out to cash payout of $359 million. the next drawing is tomorrow night. the new jackpot is $110 million more than the previous record set back in march of 2007.
NBC
Mar 15, 2012 6:00am EDT
will make his first campaign trip today. he's expected to criticize mitt romney who's opposed to the bailout of the auto industry. that bailout saved 1.4 million jobs. biden has three other major campaign events in the next four weeks. >>> ncaa basketball tournament tips off just after noon today, hope your brackets are in, president obama may be keeping an eye on today's game as well. he filled out his own bracket and picked north carolina to win it all. virginia commonwealth takes on wisconsin state. virginia squares off with florida tomorrow afternoon and georgetown also played bell monday tomorrow. the hoyas are preparing for tomorrow's game. they left from campus yesterday. rooting for our local teams, definitely. >> nobody sitting at this desk has won an ncaa tournament game. >>> new kitchen gadgets could make your morning mew teen amount healthier. the slow juicer provides more juice and more nutrition than other blenders. a new blender as wave act shurngs everything gets pulled down and sucked into the blades so it creates smoother results. now nifty. >>> i could really go for that b
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Mar 16, 2012 6:00am EDT
. the island holds its primary sunday. mitt romney will arrive there today. rick santorum has been campaigning in puerto rico for more than a day now. the former senator also backtracking after he said english should be puerto rico's main language if it wants to become a state. santorum now says spanish would be the predominant language there. but english would have to be spoken. >>> president obama is hitting the campaign trail hard today. he's scheduled to hold five fundraisers today, three in atlanta, two in his hometown of chicago. the money raised will be split between the president's campaign and the democratic national committee. >>> rod blagojevich is adjusting to his new life as a federal prisoner. the former illinois governor reported to prison yesterday afternoon. he's to serve 14 years on corruption charges. secret recordings show he tried to sell president obama's senate seat. blagojevich added his usual quirk before reporting. he apparently got lost on his way to prison and decided to stop and grab some return lunch at a fast food joint. his last meal as a free man. >>> a new rep
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Mar 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
romney got 72% of the vote at d.c.'s republican committee's annual fundraising dinner last night. newt gingrich finished second with 8.7%. rick santorum and ron paul each tied for third with 8.1%. the winner of d.c.'s primary will get 16 convention delegates. >>> and gingrich will campaign in maryland today which holds a primary next tuesday. the republican presidential candidate was invited to speak at the state house in annapolis this morning and talk with business owners on main street in annapolis. this afternoon, gingrich will speak at salisbury university. gingrich will reach out to republican voters in d.c. tomorrow with an event scheduled at georgetown university. >>> all week long, we are saying farewell for now to joe krebs. he is retiring after 32 years here at nbc washington. we're sharing some of your well wishes for joe. penny tweeted, "good-bye, joe, you will be missed and i don't even live in the d.c. area anymore. always tuned in. can't imagine news4 without you. good luck." to leave a comment, head to our facebook page or a tweet. >> i hope i didn't drive penny out of
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